A Big Think View of Education

A Big Think View of Education

This is a wonderful and highly recommended excerpt of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson. It is taken from “The Conference for Higher Education Innovators”. In this 20 minute video you will find some fascinating insights into what the value of a more comprehensive education...
Why Culture Matters

Why Culture Matters

Here is a very funny TED Talk by Shawn Achor. He takes a surprising look at the science of happiness and the resulting impacts on performance. This video holds important clues to the huge long term value of building a healthy culture through understanding the...
Building A Strong Team

Building A Strong Team

One of our giving back efforts is to curate a blog of valuable content for you. In this case we found an interesting article, published by Forbes, that provides insight and perspective into the nuances involved in building and leading strong teams. “Leadership is a...
Leadership As A Skill

Leadership As A Skill

Leadership is a skill, and it’s hard. It’s the difference between knowing how to motivate self and knowing how to motivate others. One of the greatest values in developing leadership skills is that it helps avoid the cost and disruption risks of losing great...
Three Popular Blogs

Three Popular Blogs

Hi friends. Here are links to three popular blogs from the past year or so. Our intention with our blog page is to find, curate and post content that aligns with building high performing organizations. Some of our blog entries are about what we ourselves contribute to...
Overcoming Challenges

Overcoming Challenges

We all have challenges. To overcome them we need to manage the things that give them their power. These five tips will give you the tools to overcome your overwhelming challenges. Of course it’s easier to say than to do, but practicing these five tips will change your...
Your Most Important Assets

Your Most Important Assets

You may be tempted to think of products, or other measurable things, when considering what are the most important assets in your organization. However, the reality is that your most important assets are your team members. They find and solve the problems. They make...
What Motivates Behaviour

What Motivates Behaviour

This blog entry contains a video of the presentation James delivered to The Ottawa Networks entrepreneur and small business networking event in January 2020. The topic of ”What Motivates Behaviour” includes; What is the source of disruptive behaviour in your...
PHYSICALLY CHANGING OUR BRAINS

PHYSICALLY CHANGING OUR BRAINS

In this TED Talk, Dr. David Hendricks goes into depth on how our brains can be physically changed through training and experience, or, exercising knowledge. This is something that has always fascinated me. My question has been:  Why is mental growth and change so...
A Great Wellness Tip

A Great Wellness Tip

A great wellness tip, in a word, is choice. And yes, making helpful choices can be challenging as we bump up against realities all day. But managing your choices is the source of change. Ask yourself if each next choice helps move you towards something better? It may...